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Nov 18, 2012 5:30pm PST
the boarder for a ground invasion. but cease-fire negotiations are under way. president barack obama says avoiding a ground assault is preferrable but israel has a right to defend itself. >> there is no country on earth that would tolerate this. >> reporter: officials say they will end attacks on gaza if hamas agrees to stop launching rockets into israel but warning sirens continue to go off across israel. the israeli military says the iron domed defense system is stprepting dozens of missiles including several headed towards tel aviv on sunday. but missiles hit buildings in the south. hamas says it will not back down until israel agrees to open up gaza's boarders. >> president barack obama was in thailand today. the first of a four-day stop. he offered a toast to the long alliance. >> your diggity, your resilience, your friendship, your warmth. that is the foundation of our alliance. it is why you were the first asian nation to reach out to america after we won our independence. it is why in asia, to this day, we can say, thailand is our oldest friend. >> president barack obama and secr
Nov 4, 2012 5:30pm PST
. it takes 270 votes to win, analysis by the press shows president barack obama with an edge but, there are 83 votes in six states that could go to earth candidate. that is why they are calling those the swing states and that is what makes this race tight. it is in the six states where both candidates are focused this weekend. daniel knottingham shows us why both parties are both predicting a win on tuesday. [music] >> reporter: mitt romney rallied supporters in cleveland, ohio, one of four battleground states the republican nominee is visiting sunday. >> if the president were to be reelected he would -- [booing] >> he would -- it is possible but not likely. [ laughter ] >> reporter: the race could come down to a single swing state. >> hello florida. >> they are hittinga as many as they can before election day. >> i need iowa! >> reporter: president barack obama took time to join president clinton in new hampshire that carries 4 of the votes needed to win. >> we have come too far to turn back now. >> reporter: both the romney and barack obama campaigns are predicting a victor
Nov 17, 2012 5:30pm PST
. >>> president obama left today for a historic trip to asia. mr. obama will become the first u.s. president to visit myanmar, also known as burma. that nation is moving towards democracy after decades of civil war and military rule. he will also stop in thailand and cambodia, where he will attend an east asia summit. this is the president's fourth trip to asia since he became president. >>> man wins over electronics. at least for now. human tolltakers get to keep their jobs a little while longer at the golden gate bridge. what's delaying the new electronics toll taking system. >> it's not if but when so that's why it's so important to be prepared. >> life changing disaster could happen at any time in the bay area. what you need to know before the worst happens. ,, ,,,, you know how much grandma wanted to be here for your fist christmas? you see grandma lives waaaay down here, and you live way up here. brian, your cousin, he's a little bit older than you, he lives here, in chicago. and your aunt lisa lives here, in baltimore. uncle earnie? waaay out in hawaii. but don't you worry, we will al
Nov 24, 2012 5:30pm PST
from burling game, patrick sedillo, cbs 5 early edition. >>> president obama and his daughters celebrated small business saturday by shopping at the independent bookstore. mr. obama, sasha and malia did christmas shopping in arlington, virginia. the president apparently looked up a title on the checkout counter and bought 15 children's books that will given to family members. >>> one man's convenience is another man's annoyance. people in one town were upset with a neighborhood 7/11 being opened at all hours so they took them to court. and won. but cbs 5 reporter christin ayers explains the fight isn't over yet. >> reporter: it started two and a half years ago. this fairfax convenience store that was supposed to be open from -- well, 7:00 to 11:00 open 24/7. >> come out on your front porch and you see them. >> reporter: you might have guessed the couple who lives next door wasn't exactly saying oh thank heaven. >> there was noise and a lot of hanging out. you know we could be in our house with the doors closed and the it wases on and hear a -- televisions on and hear four lette
Nov 10, 2012 5:30pm PST
the outcome of the election, but president obama is the winner in florida. four days after the election, almost 100% of the votes have been counted. the florida secretary of state's office says the president has about 74,000 votes more than mitt romney. and that's about 50% of the florida vote. to romney's 49.1%. so that means the president won eight of the nine swing states. romney only took one. north carolina. the final electoral vote tally? 332 for president obama, 206 for romney. >>> well, now that the election is over, both the president and the republicans addressed the issue of the so-called fiscal cliff. spending cuts and tax increases that will be triggered if it's not resolved by the end of the year. >> we can't just cut our way to prosperity. if we're serious about reducing the deficit, we have to combine spending cuts with revenue. and that means asking the wealthiest americans to pay a little more in taxes. that's how we did it when bill clinton was president and that's only way we can afford to invest in education and job training and manufacturing all the ingredients of
Nov 11, 2012 5:30pm PST
. in the news room, back to you. >>> president barack obama marked veterans day at arlington national cemetery. the president, vice president and their wives took part in the traditional wreath laying ceremony of the tomb of the unknown. afterwards he noted it is the first veterans day in a decade there are no americans fighting in iraq. >> after a decade of war, our heroes are coming home. and over the next few years more than a million -- million service members will take off their uniforms and take on a new and lasting role, they will be veterans. >> reporter: the president promised veterans the country will be there for them as they transition into civilian life. >>> a veteran's monument, nears in the making is now a reality. everyone was there for today's formal dedication at castro memorial park. it honors service members from all four military branches and coast guard and merchant marines. they raise today $200 million to raise it and now collecting donations to maintain it. >>> san josa held its 94th annual veteran's day parade. one of the biggest of its kind in northern california.
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